Timex Watches Out for iPod

With its Ironman iControl watch, the timepiece maker has created a reliable and accessible (in more ways than one) option for iPod control

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Straightforward and easy to use

The Bad: Bulky receiver should be smaller

The Bottom Line: Twist and turn for on-the-go iPod control no more

Raise your hand if you've ever felt like this: You're walking along with an iPod playing music in your ears, and the player itself is in a pocket, a purse, or the compartment of a bag—a lousy song comes on and you'd like to either turn it down or skip it and go to the next one. This scenario is further complicated if you're exercising—when the player is likely in an out-of-the-way armband or fanny pack—as the maneuver generally calls for stopping whatever activity you're engaged in.

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